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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire could be the second state in New England to consider a "civil union" bill. A civil union bill, which creates a parallel system of marriage for homosexual couples and guarantees them the same state benefits and job- related benefits as are enjoyed by heterosexual couples, was signed into law this week by Vermont Governor Howard Dean after approval by that state's legislature.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain's maverick personality may have helped him win New Hampshire's first-in-the nation presidential primary, but these days, McCain isn't winning many friends among Granite State Republicans.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A New Hampshire lawmaker is calling for the resignation of the state's attorney general after the AG's decision to take the side of a homosexual former Boy Scout leader whose case was heard this week by the US Supreme Court.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Montpelier, VT (CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain has returned to two states that favored him in the primary elections, but this time, McCain campaigned for George W Bush in Vermont and for a Bush supporter in New Hampshire."I ask all McCain supporters, Republican, Independent and independent minded Democrats, to join us in electing Governor Bush as President of the United States...Now is the time for unity," McCain told a meeting of the Vermont's Republican Convention in the capital city of Montpelier on Saturday.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Zogby Poll of 601 likely voters conducted over the weekend for New York City television station WNYW found that more than 82 percent of New Yorkers believe Mayor Rudy Giuliani "is still a strong candidate" in his US Senate race against Hillary Rodham Clinton, even after the mayor disclosed he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.Twelve percent told pollsters the mayor was no longer a strong candidate, while the rest said they were uncertain.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor and presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee George W Bush will make a major national effort to capture the Italian-American vote. To do so, he has asked Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci, whose Italian ancestry stems from his mother, to lead that effort.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Boston, MA (CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore assailed Texas Governor George W Bush as being the captive of the "right wing" and of having a "cold war mindset," when it comes to foreign policy. Gore made his remarks before a meeting of the International Press Institute's conference of foreign journalists, attended by more than 250 people.In the address, billed by the campaign as a major foreign policy statement, Gore outlined what he called a plan of "forward engagement," designed to solve international problems, before they became crises.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After weeks of uncertainty, it now appears Republican Senatorial hopeful Jack E Robinson may have enough signatures to qualify for a ballot position in the Bay State's US Senate contest against US Senator Ted Kennedy.According to the Secretary of State's office, Robinson, an African-American businessman, may have turned in 10,073 certified signatures to city and town clerks. He has gathered more than 13,000 signatures total. A minimum of 10,000 petition signatures is needed to get on the ballot.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore said he has not ruled out the possibility of choosing a Republican as his running mate. However, the vice-president was quick to add, "It's most unlikely, I don't want to mislead you. But, I don't completely rule it out."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNEWS.com) - Although Rick Lazio has yet to land New York's Republican nomination for US Senate - the convention is this weekend - he has gotten the nod from the chairman of the Conservative Party, Michael Long. Long had refused to endorse Republican New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who dropped out of the race last week, in part because of the mayor''s pro-choice position.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will face conservative opposition in his bid to become the state's next U.S. Senator. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph DioGuardi said he will seek the nomination of the Conservative Party, as well as the Independence and Right to Life parties in the November contest. The Independence Party is the state's Reform Party affiliate.While Giuliani and DioGuardi are both Republicans, Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long has already said he will not back the mayor, in part given Giuliani's support for abortion and homosexual rights.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - What is described as the "New Hampshire Advantage" - the absence of a broad-based income and sales tax as a way to attract business - could come to an end in November, depending on the outcome of the gubernatorial election.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - Former New Hampshire Senator Warren Rudman, the national chairman of John McCain's presidential bid, Thursday said desperation is prompting George W Bush's to criticize McCain's tax-cutting plan.Insisting McCain's tax cuts are the equivalent of a tax increase, Bush told a gathering at Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow that the Arizona senator has frequently amended his proposal to suit his perception of the public's mood.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Concord, NH (CNSNews.com) - Starting today, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley will air his first television spot in New Hampshire and Iowa. The 30-second ad features retiring Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York, Senator Bob Kerrey of Nebraska, and a mother - all testifying to Bradley's good character. The spot features black and white photos of Bradley, describing him as "a basketball hero, an Olympic Gold Medal winner, a Rhodes Scholar and a United States senator from New Jersey for 18 years."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain, in a voter question-and-answer session, found himself having to clarify his position on Proposition 22. The California ballot initiative states California would not recognize same sex marriagesResponding to a voter in Sacramento, McCain initially responded, "I would not vote for it," a stance which is contrary to his often expressed opposition to homosexual marriages.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Bedford, NH (CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush drew the largest crowd ever to attend a Politics & Eggs Breakfast Friday, just hours after he and five other Republican presidential hopefuls met in a nationally televised debate.The event, which drew an estimated 600 people, was an opportunity for Bush to continue to draw on his performance in the 90-minute session, the first New Hampshire debate in which the Texan participated.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Atlanta Journal has endorsed two presidential candidates -Republican George W Bush and Democrat Bill Bradley - in Georgia's primary contests on Tuesday.In the case of Bush, the endorsement comes on the heels of a meeting with the newspaper's editorial board during a March 1st campaign swing through the state. The session had Bush describing, in detail, his views on education, judicial appointments, taxes, Social Security, character and the use of faith-based programs.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Haverhill, NH (CNSNews.com) - As Arizona Senator John McCain climbs in the polls, contributors are showing him the money: the Republican presidential hopeful raised more than $1 million last week, his biggest fund-raising success to date. Most of that money came from fundraisers in Virginia and South Carolina and from direct mail and Internet solicitations. McCain'scampaign says more than 8,000 people contributed an average of $121 apiece last week.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Concord, NH (CNSNews.com) - As many as 351,000 New Hampshire voters are expected to cast ballots in today's presidential primary. Polling officials around the state report that voting turnout is heavy under sunny skies but with freezing temperatures in the 20s and low 30s.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Durham, NH (CNSNews.com) - Just weeks before New Hampshire voters tell us how they feel about Bill Bradley and Al Gore, the two Democrats made it clear how they feel about each other at Wednesday night's debate: They don't seem to like each other at all. Many observers agree that last night's back-and-forth in at the University of New Hampshire was more aggressive and more personal than previous exchanges between the two men have been.